Public Engagement

Civilisation – and Some Discontents
Public Engagement
April 30, 2024

Civilisation – and Some Discontents

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Connecting Legislators and Researchers, Leads to Policies Based on Scientific Evidence
Impact
January 25, 2024

Connecting Legislators and Researchers, Leads to Policies Based on Scientific Evidence

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Philip Rubin: FABBS’ Accidental Essential Man Linking Research and Policy
Insights
December 12, 2023

Philip Rubin: FABBS’ Accidental Essential Man Linking Research and Policy

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Involving patients – or abandoning them?
News
August 11, 2023

Involving patients – or abandoning them?

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Pandemic London – and the Future of Publishing?

Pandemic London – and the Future of Publishing?

Robert Dingwall discusses the book Breakable, which details the experiences of Sue Julians and her family in lockdown London

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Face Mask Evangelism, Trust and Democracy

Face Mask Evangelism, Trust and Democracy

The Great Mask Debate is limping towards closure. While there is no single conclusive piece of evidence, the best research points towards […]

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Face Masks for COVID: An Obituary?

Face Masks for COVID: An Obituary?

While the full story will probably have to await the attention of historians, writes Robert Dingwall, but anyone who criticized masking was labeled as a peddler of disinformation.

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Orientalism and the Advocacy of Face Masks

Orientalism and the Advocacy of Face Masks

A concern for Orientalist thinking should lead us to ask what British and American elites are doing with their representation of this imagined “Asia.”

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Boost Member Engagement and Strengthen Your Organization’s Identity with Organizational Hashtags

Boost Member Engagement and Strengthen Your Organization’s Identity with Organizational Hashtags

How might social media strengthen organizational bonds? Stephanie Dailey takes a look at hashtags can foster member identification.

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The Science Media Centre at 20

The Science Media Centre at 20

The UK’s Science Media Centre (SMC) is an internationally admired, and occasionally emulated, model for facilitating interactions between the science community and […]

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Academic Freedom Can Clash With Employers’ Rights in U.S.

Academic Freedom Can Clash With Employers’ Rights in U.S.

First Amendment law in the United states generally prohibits the government from restricting individuals’ right to speak freely. But the First Amendment rules that apply to the government when it limits the speech of its own employees are much more government-friendly, allowing greater restrictions of those workers’ speech.

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Work from Female Researchers Is Less Cited. But It’s Read More. Why?

Work from Female Researchers Is Less Cited. But It’s Read More. Why?

The gender gap in citations between male and female researchers is well documented. Lin Zhang and Gunnar Sivertsen find that while papers authored by female researchers are less cited, they are more frequently engaged with by readers.

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